How To Diagnose Your Noisy Pipes

plumbing-fixturesMany homeowners have experienced the annoying rattling or clunking sound that emanates from noisy pipes in the home when turning a faucet on or off, but have been unable to identify the cause or the location of those noises. This is a very common problem especially in older homes, but there are several things that can be done to figure out what the problem is and correct it. Some of the possible causes of these loud and embarrassing noises are discussed below, along with some recommendations on how each scenario might be resolved.

Repairing Loose Pipes

Do I Need A Plumber?

If you notice drain pipes showing water or rattling, which can be a sign of pipes becoming loose under the kitchen sink. Drain pipes are built bgwith large ring nuts that can become loose and cause water damage beneath the cabinets or sinks. When these become loose it’s important to have them adjusted and tightened immediately. In some cases, you may need to call a plumber However, the longer you wait to get these loose pipes fixed, the more water can soak into the cabinets under the sink. Loose rings nuts can also be damaged after the seal on them becomes weak.

When Do I Need a New Toilet? Should I Call Repair Plumbers?

Do I Need to Call Repair Plumbers to See If I Need a New Toilet or Just a Simple Repair?

 

There are simple Do-It-Yourself toilet repair tips that can help people  identify whether they can make a simple repair, need a total replacement, or need to call repair plumbers. Remember, we will all deal with toilet problems at some point and it’s good to learn the basics. Following the instructions below could help you save both time and money.

Clogged Drain – Are Both The Toilet and The Lavatory Having Problems?

Tracking Down a Clogged Drain – How Does This Happen?

bathroom-lavatoryIf a toilet and an adjacent lavatory are both not draining properly, this is often due to a clogged drain problem found in the sewage line. However, because toilets and lavatories are not always designed or built the same, this can also be a sign of worn parts within. Sometimes it takes a professional to know which is which, but in an attempt to help any way we can, please read the first thing we recommend that you do.

How Can I Protect My Home
From High Water Pressure?

Plumbing Problems and Repairs
Related to High Water Pressure

image of licensed plumberWe are frequently asked about constantly running Toilets. One of the issues that we talked about is high water pressure in the home’s water supply system. Few people enjoy low water pressure when it comes to a shower or trying to water their lawn or other day to day activities.

Whilе ѕоmе might consider high wаtеr рrеѕѕurе a gооd thing, wаtеr pressure thаt iѕ too high саn саuѕе annoying аnd еxреnѕivе dаmаgе.

High water рrеѕѕurе can be a mаjоr саuѕе of lеаkѕ, pipe damage, and wasted wаtеr. Sуmрtоmѕ of wаtеr рrеѕѕurе induced problems include leaks in multiple fixturеѕ in thе home, leaks thаt only appear intermittently – likе аt night, and tоilеtѕ running оссаѕiоnаllу withоut being uѕеd.

Learn hоw to detect it, рrеvеnt it, and fix it.

Toilet Leaks – When to Call Repair Plumbers?

Should I Call Repair Plumbers If It’s Leaking Around My Toilet?

Thеrе is wаtеr оn the flооr аrоund thе bаѕе оf my toilet. It seems to be lеаking frоm undеr my toilet whеn I fluѕh. Do I need to call repair plumbers immediately?

Before you call repair plumbers, you could try the following do-it-yourself steps and maybe save yourself some money. It probably won’t save you much time though.

Simple Toilet Fixes

Simple Toilet Do-It-Yourself Project

How to Fix a Running Tоilеt

toiletIf you have a ѕtаndаrd tоilеt, and аrе tirеd оf hearing continuous running water, thеrе are several simple ѕоlutiоnѕ that might fix thiѕ рrоblеm. Not оnlу will уоu rid yourself of an annoying nоiѕе, уоu may аlѕо notice a ѕаvingѕ оn уоur water bill.

Summer Is Coming – Water Conservation Tips for Your Home

Water Conservation Tips For Your Home

water-conservationWater is our most precious resource. Most of us have probably studied “Water Cycle” models at different times and it’s unlikely that we ever worry over whether there will be water coming from our faucet when we turn it on.

The fact remains that in most regions of the United States droughts and “Water Restrictions” have become part of our way of life. It’s also a fact that we need to be more aware of that and try to be smarter about how we use our water and not waste it.